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Video: Nabisco Workers Fight Corporate Greed

Posted by BCTGM - July 12, 2016 - AFL-CIO, Boycotts, Check the Label, Corporate Greed Video2picBLOG

“Irene has made over $20 million dollars a year, for the last nine years. That is roughly 300 times that of the average Mondelez employee.” “For a CEO to make that much and refuse to leave our jobs in Chicago, to send them to Mexico, that’s a slap in our face. Irene Rosenfeld – you […]

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Made in America: Make Your Fourth of July Barbecue Union Made

Posted by BCTGM - July 1, 2016 - AFL-CIO, BCTGM-Made

Re-Posted from the AFL-CIO BLOG It’s Made in America week and we’ll be spotlighting a different product area every day so that working families can show their solidarity for their sisters and brothers. First up, we know many of you will be planning barbecues for the Fourth of July. Our lists are courtesy of the Los […]

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Trump: A Complete Fraud On Trade

Posted by BCTGM - June 30, 2016 - 2016 Elections, AFL-CIO

In a new video, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka calls out Donald Trump for his complete hypocrisy on trade. While Trump makes grand promises on trade, his history tells us a different story.

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Put High-Quality Child Care and Pre-K Within Reach for Working Families

Posted by BCTGM - June 27, 2016 - Wages, Working Families

“In the United States, our child care system is failing and this has hidden costs for working families. The typical annual cost for child care for a family with two children (an infant and a four-year-old) is nearly $18,000. That averages to about 30% of the typical working family’s paycheck. This cost is so high […]

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The Fight for Latino Workers’ Lives on the Job

Posted by BCTGM - June 22, 2016 - Health & Safety, News for Stewards The-Fight-for-Latino-Workers-Lives-on-the-Job_blog_post_fullWidth

Too many Latino workers face disease, major injury and death while laboring in dangerous jobs with inadequate safeguards. In 2014, 804 Latino workers died on the job, with 64% of these fatalities being Latino workers born outside of the United States. Latino worker deaths recently have decreased even though more Latinos are working in the construction […]

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